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And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
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I Dared to Call Him Father by Bilquis Sheikh
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Foe by J.M. Coetzee
Foe
by J.M. Coetzee
read in September, 2011
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Smart and well-written. Once I finished this work, I wrote a response paper on it for class with ease. There is just so much there! That said, I would say its brilliance is almost its detriment. Seems impossible, but true. Coetzee is so concern with ...more
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Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
Wide Sargasso Sea
by Jean Rhys
read in August, 2011
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Love the concept of the novel, but I ended the the novel feeing torn over it. The writing is gorgeous, but is so symbolic that the characterization suffers for it. It was vague motivations of the characters that ultimately left me with the three star ...more
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Shake Hands with the Devil by Roméo Dallaire
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I am almost finished. It has been slow going because it is such a tough subject matter. Yet that is the reason why this book is so important. A must read for everyone.
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The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
The Tale of Despereaux
by Kate DiCamillo (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2011
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A sweet and yet bitterwsweet children's story with some pretty heavy themes. In my opinion, some (not all, but some) of the best children's stories are made up of those elements. Smartly put together.
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Walter M. Miller Jr.
“You don’t have a soul, Doctor. You are a soul. You have a body, temporarily.”
Walter M. Miller Jr., A Canticle for Leibowitz

George Eliot
“O may I join the choir invisible
Of those immortal dead who live again
In minds made better by their presence; live
In pulses stirred to generosity,
In deeds of daring rectitude...”
George Eliot, O May I Join the Choir Invisible! And Other Favourite Poems

Markus Zusak
“Sometimes people are beautiful.
Not in looks.
Not in what they say.
Just in what they are.”
Markus Zusak, I Am the Messenger

Oscar Wilde
“I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.”
Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince & Other Stories

J.K. Rowling
“Percy wouldn't notice a joke if it danced naked in front of him wearing one of Dobby's hats.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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